THE following is Lloyd's List of world's top container ports: 1) Shanghai 2) Singapore 3) Hong Kong 4) Shenzhen 5) Busan 6) Ningbo 7) Guangzhou 8) Qingdao 9) Dubai 10) Tianjin;
North Carolina’s Port of Wilmington will now offer shippers direct access to Manzanillo, Panama, and Puerto Moin, Costa Rica, in addition to Puerto Cortes, Honduras, and Santo Tomas, Guatemala, in northern Central America, via vessel calls added by Maersk Line to its weekly South Atlantic Express (SAE) service.
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx, has implemented new rates for customers in the Asia-Pacific using FedEx International Priority and FedEx International Economy services.
Logistics company DHL has strengthened its Vietnam network by opening a new US$500,000 depot in the central city of Danang, according to Vietnam News Brief Service.
FEDEX Express is going to set up an Asia Pacific service outsourcing centre in Wuhan, according to Xinhua's report, quoting a source from the ninth China International Logistics Week.
FedEx Corp, the No. 2 US package-delivery company, will raise its average rates for ground shipments and home deliveries by 4.9 percent beginning in January, reported Reuters.
YANGTZE River Express Airlines, a cargo subsidiary of the Hainan Airlines Group (HNA), has inaugurated a new service from Jiangsu province's Changzhou city via Shenzhen to Beijing, Xinhua reports.
FedEx subsidiary FedEx Express Canada plans to upgrade its international freight services between Edmonton International Airport in Alberta and the FedEx World Hub in Memphis, Tenn., by deploying an Airbus 310, beginning in January 2013.
UPS has published new rates for 2013, including an average net increase of 4.5 percent for all air and U.S. origin international services, and 4.9 percent on ground services, effective Dec. 31.
Yusen Logistics has started a less-than-container-load (LCL) service from Taiwan to Los Angeles.
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